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Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Topic: Mold

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California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Infosheets:

Mold in My Home: What Do I Do?  /  (updated July)  

In Spanish:  Moho en mi casa: qu hago? /

Mold in Workplace-HESIS InfoSheet   (updated Nov.)

Mold in My School:  What Do I Do?(July)

Stachybotrys Chartarun (atra) --a mold that may be found in water-damaged homes

Misinterpretation of Stachybotrys Serology 

Health Effects of Toxin-Producing Molds in California 

State Health Department Issues Warning on Indoor Molds

Fungi and Indoor Air Quality 


California Legislation on indoor mold, effective Jan:

SB 732 (Ortiz) Toxic Mold Protection Act of

Implementation of SB732 Feb Update

AB 284 (Jackson) Fungal Contamination Review Panel and Research Program

Indoor Mold: A General Guide to Health Effects, Prevention, and Remediation. Report in Response to A.B. 284


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home /              

In Spanish: Una Breve Gua para el Moho, la Humedad y su Hogar

Indoor Environmental Asthma Triggers (May)        

In Spanish: Factores ambientales causantes de asma

Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings /   (March )

Building Air Quality: A Guide for Building Owners and Facility Managers: See Appendix C Moisture, Mold and Mildew


Centers for Disease Control

Mold: Basic Facts    

In Spanish: Los mohos en el medio ambiente

Protect Yourself from Mold  

In Spanish: Protjase contra el moho

Mold Clean-up Factsheet

Facts About Mold and Dampness

Prevention and Remediation Strategies for the Control and Removal of Fungal Growth

Mold After a Disaster

Health Concerns Associated with Mold in Water-Damaged Homes After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita --- New Orleans Area, Louisiana, October (MMWR Jan. 20,)

Mold Prevention Strategies and Possible Health Effects in the Aftermath of Hurricanes and Major Floods (MMWR June 9,)

NIOSH Interim Recommendations for the Cleaning and Remediation of Flood-Contaminated HVAC Systems: A Guide for Building Owners and Managers

Facts About Stachybotrys chartarum and Other Molds


U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Mold and Moisture: Should You Be Concerned? 

In Spanish:  Moho y humedad: Debera estar preocupado(a)?

Part of Help Yourself to a Healthy Home - Protect Your Children's Health, developed for U.S. HUD through an interagency agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service


Federal Emergency Management Agency, American Red Cross

Repairing Your Flooded Home /                    

In Spanish:  Cmo reparar su hogar inundado


New York City Department of Health:

Facts About Mold

Guidelines on Assessment and Remediation of Fungi in Indoor Environments


Minnesota Department of Health

Mold in Homes (May)

Cleaning Up Your Business after a Flood (February)

Dealing with Mold Problems after a Flood (January )

Investigating and Remediating Mold in Minnesota Public Schools (Dec )

Recommended Best Practices for Mold Remediation in Minnesota Schools (June )

Recommended Best Practices for Mold Investigations in Minnesota Schools (Nov )


University of Minnesota EH&S: 

Fungal Abatement Safe Operating Procedure (Jan)

Managing Water Infiltration into Buildings (May)


Washington State Department of Health

Frequently Asked Questions About Mold / PDF  (June )

Landlords are Required to Notify Tenants about Mold (May )

Mold - Stachybotrys chartarum  or PDF   (May )


Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner

Mold and Homeowner Insurance


Northwest Clean Air Agency (NWCAA) of Washington State

Mold in Your Home: Causes, Prevention, and Clean-up  link to Video


New Jersey Department of Health / Public Employees Occupational Safety & Health Program

Indoor Bioaerosols (March)


Kansas State University

Controlling Mold Growth in the Home (Sept 1995)


Health Canada: 

Fungal Contamination in Public Buildings: Health Effects and Investigation Methods (August)

Health Canada proposes a new guideline on mould in residential indoor air (Dec)


Canada Mortgage & Housing Corp.

After the Flood A Homeowners Checklist

Water Damage, Mold and House Insurance

Fighting Mold The Homeowners' Guide

The Tenants Guide to Mold


British Columbia Ministry of Health

Indoor Air Quality: Mould and Other Biological Contaminants (July)


American Academy of Pediatrics 

Spectrum of Noninfectious Health Effects From Molds /   (Dec.) 

Toxic Effects of Indoor Molds / PDF ( Position Paper)


American Phytopathological Society

Stachybotrys charatrum:  The Toxic Indoor Mold (November)


EMLab P&K, Inc. 

An index of some commonly encountered mold genera


Update: CDPH IAQ Program / July 3

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